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Charity Open Day: Frame-Abel in Tockwith

We will be hosting a charity open day on Saturday 21st September 2013. 10am-5pm. Come and visit our beautiful old granary. Bring your pictures along for framing advice from Chris and Amanda. A local expert in art restoration will be here to advise you on your treasured family heirlooms. Also a hand picked selection of local businesses selling their wares and services. Come along and see what we do. 10% of framing orders we take from the day will be donated to this years chosen charity Shine until October 2013.

All the stalls are a wonderful blend of house, beauty and health. Make your home and body SHINE.

Blossoming Beauty- Essential and indulgent pampering. Meet Elsa and book a beauty treatment. £5 Discount voucher with appointments booked on the day.

Lou’s thread- Bespoke curtains, blinds and all soft furnishings. Including cushions, bed spreads and bench seat cushions. Special offer on the event day for one day. Louise will make a pair of cushions for you with an order of a pair of curtains. Fabric and cushion pads to be provided by the customer.

Herbalife- A naturally, nutritionally balanced programme to make you feel energised and full of vitality. Helps you shape up without feeling hungry or tired. Meet local independent distributor Claire Hartley.

Holmes-made- Love in every cut. Beautifully hand drawn, hand cut papercuts.

Southfield Rockers– Individually handcrafted traditional wooden rocking horses.

Personal Mural- Unique and creative murals. Designed and hand painted to your specifications.

Coffee on Demand- Mobile coffee car to keep us all refreshed.

Massage Therapy for Dogs- Alison Hunter promoting the benefits of dog massage for rehibilitation after illness or injury.

Just So Interiors- Harrogate based interior designers and homeware.

Sandhill Alpacas- Promoting the versatile use of alpaca wool.  Wool and clothing for sale. Two alpacas coming on the day.

Buntie’s Bonnets- Sheila Robinson will be selling some of her beautiful handmade hats.

The Spotted Ox Pub- Exciting taster samples and loyalty cards.

Jamie Oliver-  Sarah Wilson selling Jamie Oliver’s range of cookware.

Neil Gardner French Polisher & Furniture Restorer- Neil will be open midday-5pm.

Northern Wright Holistics- Helen Wright will be available to discuss holistic treatments and book an appointment with. She offers reflexology, reiki and hopi ear candling. Helen is also a distributor for Forever Living Aloe Vera products which will be available to purchase on the day.

Helen Chapman Exhibition

Celebrating 100 years of Macmillan Cancer Support

Award winning artist Dr Julie Cross held an exhibition to raise money for Macmillan Cancer. She displayed 100 pictures to celebrate 100 years of Macmillan Cancer Support.

We were delighted Julie chose Frame-Abel for all her framing. We particularly enjoyed helping set up the display and attending the private viewing. Julie’s exhibition raised £10,000 for charity. More of Julie’s work can be viewed on her website www.juliecross.co.uk , we also have some original artwork and limited edition prints for sale at Frame-Abel.

Julie Cross Art Exhibition

Art Exhibition with Helen Chapman

Local artist Helen Chapman, is holding an exhibition of her work. The exhibition, which will be held at her framers, Frame-Abel in Tockwith and features over 20 pieces of her work.

Helen has also donated an original framed painting (143x94cm) to Breakthrough Breast Cancer, the painting entitled W O M A N , will be raffled off during the weekend, all the profits going to the charity – The Tanith Butters Fund.

W O M A N , is also available to buy as a print on box canvas in 2 sizes (60x30cm for £150 and 100x50cm for £200) or as a signed print (40x20cm for £50) and again all the profits go to Breakthrough. Raffle tickets are £10 each – for tickets or paintings please contact Helen or Frame-Abel.